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  • China launches experimental moon orbiter

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface. The eight-day program is a test run for a 2017 mission that aims to have a Chinese spacecraft...

  • Global stocks rattled by Ebola case in New York

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets retreated Friday as the first case of Ebola in New York overshadowed positive economic news. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.2 percent to 6,404.55 and Germany's DAX dropped 0.2 percent to 9,032.53. France's CAC 40 declined 0.3...

  • Sweden calls off search for submarine

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish authorities called off their weeklong search for a suspected submarine in the Stockholm archipelago Friday, saying the presumed intruder had probably escaped into the Baltic Sea. Naval and amphibious forces were ordered back to base, while some ground forces...

  • Overnight French raid destroys IS arms center

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — France's military chief says an overnight air raid has destroyed an arms depot for the Islamic State group in Iraq. Gen. Pierre de Villiers told Europe 1 radio that two French fighter jets dropped a total of 70 bombs, destroying a dozen buildings used for arms production...

  • UEFA: Serbia gets 3-0 win vs Albania but no points

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has awarded Serbia a 3-0 win over Albania but deducted the three points following the violence that broke out during their European Championship qualifier in Belgrade last week. The game was abandoned after an Albanian nationalist banner was flown into...

  • Britain says EU is asking for bigger contribution

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain says its prime minister is protesting a European Union request for an additional 2.1 billion euro ($2.65 billion) contribution to the EU coffers at a time of increasing pressure at home for the country to leave the bloc. A British official, who asked for...

  • French journalists jailed in Indonesia's Papua

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesia court has sentenced two French television journalists to two and a half months in jail for illegal reporting in the easternmost province of Papua. Thomas Dandois, 40, and Valentine Bourrat, 29, were detained for tourist visa violations in August...

  • 2 arrested after explosives found in Denmark

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish officials say they have arrested two men in Copenhagen in possession of one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of explosive material. The Copenhagen police said Friday on Twitter that the Danish nationals were arrested separately Thursday morning. Police found...

  • Jailed Bangladesh ex-Islamist leader dies

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A former Bangladeshi Islamist party leader, whose imprisonment on war crimes charges triggered violent protests last year, has died of a heart attack in a prison cell of a government hospital. Ghulam Azam, 91, died late Thursday after life support was removed...

  • California startup unveils gun technology for cops

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    WATSONVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A Silicon Valley startup has developed technology to let dispatchers know when a police officer's weapon has been fired. The new product by Yardarm Technologies would also track where the gun is located and in what direction it was fired. The system will...

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